Gnocchi with Spinach and Walnuts©

This easy recipe is a great balance of taste and texture. Much of the flavour can be found in a variety of nutritious ingredients including, garlic, currants, spinach and walnuts.
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  • Serves 4
  • 8 Ingredients
  • 5 Minutes Prep
  • 10 Minutes Cook
  • Easy
Nutrition per serve
  • Energy 1720kJ
  • Protein 9g
  • Fat (total) 16g
  • - Saturated Fat 2g
  • Carbohydrate (total) 55g
  • Fibre 6g
  • Sodium 145mg


1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

1/3 cup walnut pieces, chopped

1 small onion, finely chopped

1/3 cup currants

2 garlic cloves, crushed

120g baby spinach leaves

1/4 cup salt reduced vegetable stock

625g fresh potato gnocchi


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add walnuts and cook, stirring often, until golden.
  2. Transfer to a plate. Set aside.
  3. Add remaining oil to pan.
  4. Add onion and sauté for 3 minutes or until tender.
  5. Add currants and crushed garlic.
  6. Cook, stirring often, for 1-2 minutes until currants are plump.
  7. Add spinach and stock. Gently toss until spinach begins to wilt.
  8. Meanwhile, cook gnocchi, following instructions on the packet, until al dente.
  9. Drain gnocchi and immediately return to the pan. Add spinach mixture and walnuts. Gently toss and serve.

Dietitian Notes / Recipe Tips

Walnuts are an excellent source of healthy fats including omega-3 fatty acids and are great for our heart health.

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Provider Acknowledgement

Recipe and image kindly provided by Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing Company

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